- "Nashville police are crediting a 'citizen's tip' for leading them to the suspect in the Waffle House shooting, they said shortly after 29-year-old Travis Reinking was captured while walking through the woods"

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Early Sunday morning, a man opened fire at a Tennessee Waffle House near Nashville. Four people are dead, and the suspect is still at large.

Travis Reinking, 29, of Morton, Illinois, reportedly was wearing only a green jacket when he opened fire around 3:30 a.m. Sunday at a Waffle House just outside Nashville.

Two victims were shot and killed in the parking lot, one victim was shot and killed inside of the Waffle House and the fourth victim died in the hospital. A total of six people were shot and others were injured by flying glass.

After the shooting the suspect shed his jacket and ran nude to a nearby apartment complex according to

A 29-year-old male patron wrestled away the gunman's rifle, police said, and suffered minor injuries. The patron ran to the restaurant's restroom area and watched the shooting. When he saw Reinking looking at his rifle, he rushed him. He got the gun away from Reinking and threw it over the counter.


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